There are 5 ways to get from Bodrum to Crete by ferry, car ferry or plane

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Recommended option

Catamaran, car ferry, ferry  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Santorini
  3. Take the ferry from Santorini to Heraklion

97€ - 232€

Cheapest option

Catamaran, car ferry  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Take the car ferry from Kos to Chalki
  3. Take the car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion

81€ - 187€

3 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry  •  18h 20m

  1. Take the ferry from Bodrum to Rhodos
  2. Take the car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion

95€ - 303€

Catamaran to Kos, fly  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Kos
  2. Fly from Kos (KGS) to Heraklion (HER) KGS - HER

90€ - 123€

Catamaran to Rhodes, fly  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the Catamaran from Bodrum to Rhodes
  2. Fly from Rhodes (RHO) to Heraklion (HER) RHO - HER

90€ - 197€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to Catamaran and car ferry which costs 600 ₺ - 1.500 ₺ and takes 17h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Bodrum to Crete is to Catamaran and fly which costs 650 ₺ - 950 ₺ and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Bodrum to Crete. However, there are services departing from Bodrum and arriving at Heraklion via Kos and Santorini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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The distance between Bodrum and Crete is 309 km.

The best way to get from Bodrum to Crete without a car is to Catamaran and car ferry and ferry which takes 8h 55m and costs 700 ₺ - 1.800 ₺.

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It takes approximately 8h 55m to get from Bodrum to Crete, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kos Airport to Heraklion Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sky Express and Olympic Air offer flights from Kos Airport to Heraklion Airport.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Crete. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Bodrum to Crete.
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  • Distance: 309.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 55m

What companies run services between Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey and Crete, Greece?

There is no direct connection from Bodrum to Crete. However, you can take the Catamaran to Kos, take the walk to Kos, take the car ferry to Santorini, take the walk to Santorini, then take the ferry to Heraklion. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Bodrum to Heraklion via Kos, Kos, and Chalki in around 17h 2m.

Airlines
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Kos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 170€
Flights from Rhodes to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 210€
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Kos to Heraklion via Athens
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 140€
Flights from Rhodes to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Rhodes to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
410€ - 1000€
Ferry operators
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Phone
+90 (252) 412 22 90 – 91
Email
reservation@yesilmarmaris.com
Website
yesilmarmarislines.com
Ferry from Bodrum to Kos
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Ferry from Bodrum to Rhodes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
42€
Website
Yeşil Marmaris Lines
Blue Star Ferries
Phone
+30-210-8919800
Email
bluestarferries@bluestarferries.com
Website
bluestarferries.com
Car ferry from Kos to Santorini
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 100€
Website
Blue Star Ferries
Business
55€ - 59€
2 Bed Inside Cabin
65€ - 85€
Economy
35€ - 50€
4 Bed Outside Cabin
60€ - 75€
2 Bed Lux Cabin
80€ - 100€
Sea Jets
Phone
+30 210 4121001
Email
info@seajets.gr
Website
seajets.gr
Ferry from Santorini to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 110€
Website
Sea Jets
Club Fare Diak.
55€ - 80€
Deck Fare Economy
40€ - 60€
Deck Fare Economy & Car less than 4.25m
80€ - 110€
Dodekanisos Seaways
Phone
+30 22410 70590
Email
info@12ne.gr
Website
12ne.gr
Car ferry from Kos to Chalki
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Dodekanisos Seaways
Anek Ferries
Phone
+30 21 0419 7400
Email
info@anek.gr
Website
anek.gr
Car ferry from Chalki to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 130€
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
35€ - 55€
Airplane-type seats
35€ - 55€
2 beds - outside cabin
95€ - 130€
Car ferry from Rhodos to Heraklion
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 150€
Website
Anek Ferries
Economy
35€ - 65€
Airplane-type seats
35€ - 65€
2 beds - outside cabin
90€ - 150€

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